Graduate Admissions

At North Park University, busy professionals can earn a graduate degree with high-quality, flexible, and affordable programs in business, education, music, nonprofit management, and nursing. Our graduate programs offer the education and skills you need to advance your career, with convenient evening and many online course options. Along with our full-time expert faculty, we draw on our Chicago location to bring professional educators, musicians, executive directors, nurses, and other businesspeople to the classroom so you can learn from their experience. Classes are often under 20 students so you’ll be able to connect with both your professor and other students, building valuable relationships, growing in your understanding of ethics, and continuing your own journey toward a life of significance and service.

Why earn a master of arts in counseling psychology?

School of Adult Learning

We offer a master’s degree in counseling psychology for individuals desiring a career as a culturally competent professional counselor.

School of Business and Nonprofit Management

School of Business and Nonprofit Management

We offer five master’s degrees and 18 graduate-level certificates in topics you need to succeed in for-profit business or nonprofit organizational settings.

Master of Arts in Education

School of Education

Whether you’re seeking Illinois state licensure, a special endorsement, principal preparation, or a degree focused on teaching students from diverse cultures and backgrounds, our graduate programs will meet your needs.


School of Music

Earn a master of music in vocal performance degree as the next step in your career journey as a musician.

Graduate School of Nursing

School of Nursing

Prepare to face the challenges of 21st-century healthcare with advanced skills in leadership and management or advanced practice nursing focusing on adult-gerontology or family practice. Earn a master’s degree or a post-master’s professional certificate.

North Park Theological Seminary

North Park Theological Seminary

North Park Theological Seminary welcomes women and men from around the world who are responding to a call to ministry and theological study.